Did you know that Halloween is a big tradition at Ontario Parks every October? The tradition started at parks located along the lower Great Lakes where fall temperatures are milder. But parks like Emily Provincial Park ( near Peterborough) and Algonquin Provincial Park are starting to see this tradition take root at their parks. Continue reading Trick or Treat at Ontario Parks
Migration is a miracle of nature that has fascinated humans since…well, since forever!
Where do these creatures come from? Where do they go? How do they know when to leave?
Many of those questions have been answered over the years but there are still many mysteries to uncover. Continue reading Witness the phenomenon of fall migration in Ontario Parks
Kids love to hang with their friends on March Break so why not take them to Ontario Parks where they can burn off a bit of energy outdoors and have a good time. A little pre-planning in the comfort of your home can make for an extraordinary day or overnight park adventure. Park staff suggest involving your kids in the planning as much as possible. This helps build excitement for your excursion. Continue reading Cool March Break ideas at Ontario Parks
Every March, the sap flows from trees and birds begin their journey north making pit stops at parks along the lower Great Lakes. The weather is milder allowing for more outdoor play. Special March Break events for 2013 are planned in many Ontario Parks including a maple syrup festival, a fun cross-country ski touring event and two big birding festivals. Guided hikes and natural heritage activities are planned for March weekends in select Ontario Parks across the province. Continue reading 2013 March Break events at Ontario Parks
Want to know where to find some of Ontario’s best cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, skating, or tobogganing? You’ve come to the right place! Continue reading Discover what winter can be at Ontario Parks
Here’s a sample of events taking place at Ontario Parks from May to October 2012. New events are added to the Ontario Parks’ event listings every week so be sure to check back for updates. Continue reading Exciting 2012 events at Ontario Parks
April showers bring May flowers. Spring is a fantastic time for a walk in an Ontario park, especially before leaf-out. Continue reading Spring wildflowers at Ontario Parks
Looking for fun Family Day Weekend activities in Ontario Parks? You’ve come to the right place. Continue reading Family Day Weekend at Ontario Parks
The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of camping. It simply marks the beginning of the next spectacular season in Ontario Parks. The attraction of freshly fallen snow is just around the corner and the rental of a cozy yurt for a winter weekend of cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, is the perfect way to connect with family and friends. Continue reading Winter Camping Opportunities
Friends of MacGregor Point Provincial Park invite everyone to leave their lily pads and hop on over to Wild for the Arts. This two-day outdoor festival puts creativity and nature together at the Port Elgin-area park, September 18 and 19. Continue reading Creativity And Nature At Wild For The Arts Festival